Burning tallow as a fuel in rendering plants in compliance with the Waste Incineration Directive was costly and bureaucratic, coupled with the nonsensical situation that the only alternative practice for abattoirs was to burn fossil fuels," he said.
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WID stands for Waste Incineration Directive (European legislation)
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Burning tallow as a fuel in rendering plants in compliance with the Waste Incineration Directive was costly and bureaucratic, coupled with the nonsensical situation that the only alternative practice for abattoirs was to burn fossil fuels.
After December this year that will change because of the Waste Incineration Directive and firms will have to pay to dispose of it.
Some by-products of the burning are very toxic but Mr Deegan said these were "expected to fall within the level permitted" under current European hazardous waste incineration directives.
The study concluded: "Incinerators emit pollutants into the environment but provided they comply with modern regulatory requirements, such as the Waste Incineration Directive, they should contribute little to the concentrations of monitored pollutants in ambient air.
But under the European Union's Waste Incineration Directive, the company's product was classed as waste and was considered too polluting to be burnt.